Basic Pancakes

Basic Pancakes

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 none large egg, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted, plus 1 1/2 tablespoons more for pan


In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Add the milk, egg, and 1 tablespoon melted butter and whisk just to combine.

Working in batches, melt 1/2 tablespoon of the remaining butter in a large non-stick skillet over medium heat. For each pancake, spoon 2 tablespoons of batter into the skillet and cook until bubbles appear on the tops and the bottoms are golden, 1 to 2 minutes. Flip the pancakes and cook 30 seconds more. Repeat with remaining butter and batter.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 261none
  • Calories from fat: 36%
  • Protein: 7g
  • Carbohydrate: 34g
  • Sugars: 9g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Fat: 11g
  • Saturated fat: 6g
  • Sodium: 558mg
  • Cholesterol: 78mg

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